Skills Building for Women in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining
Women play a crucial role in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM). While their challenges in the sector have been studied extensively, increased effort is needed to create a more widespread understanding of their importance to ASM.
Automation and Water-Saving Technologies
These case studies highlight the key emerging technologies that are being rolled out in the mining sector and their potential impacts on mining-rich countries. Case studies based on innovations in Australia, Mali and South Africa, focusing on two different types of technologies (namely automation and water-saving technologies) illustrate what the possible impacts could be and how governments are responding to those challenges.
New Tech, New Deal: Technology Impacts Review
This review surveys the landscape of new technologies sweeping through the mining sector that are disrupting traditional mining practice. It catalogues those technologies and assesses their likely impacts, both positive and negative.
PDAC Sustainability Forum: The future of responsible supply chains
The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF), World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) co-hosted a Sustainability Forum on the sidelines of the 2019 PDAC Convention on Saturday, March 2, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in Toronto, Canada.
Mining Project Rehabilitation and Closure Guidelines: Papua New Guinea
Mine closure and reclamation should be conducted progressively and planned for from the early stages of a mining project in order to maximize the beneficial outcomes following closure.